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Dr. Marc Mugmon

Cardiology
Baltimore, MD
49 years experience male

Locations

Office

Baltimore, MD

Address

3333 N Calvert St #500, Baltimore, MD, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue cross blue shield

Cigna

Humana

Medicaid

United healthcare

About

Specialties
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Cardiology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

35 Answers
26 Agrees
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
No: Current guidelines do not justify statin therapy for you at this time. Attainment of ideal body weight, regular exercise, no smoking, and healthy die... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
May be related : Losartan can occasionally be associated with chest pain. Would consider switching to another med and see what happens. Many other meds are available ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Great question!: Since you've already had an ablation, you already have an expert at your disposal to help answer this question - the same doctor who did your procedur... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
No : It's not okay. You need all the brain cells you can keep and getting drunk four straight nights kills those cells that you have not already killed by... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Forget Hawthorne : There are no credible studies that indicate Hawthorne supplement has any therapeutic effects. Save your money and take only medications that have bee... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Not necessarily bad : While a normal resting heart rate is considered 60 to 100, it's not unusual for some people to have a resting heart rate in the 50s, especially in ath... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Much more than CXR: Most patients shouldn't worry about the amount of radiation from this type of test if it is really necessary. Please see this article from the Societ... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Unknown effects: Viagold is a combination of L-Arginine, Siberian Ginseng, White Willow Bark, Jujube, Bamhyx Mari, Cayenne, Wild Yam, and Stinging Nettles. You are ve... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Around or under?: "Water under the heart" does not make sense. Perhaps you are thinking of fluid in the sac that surrounds the heart, which is a pericardial effusion. ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Minimal: High or low sodium (hyper- or hyponatremia) alone usually has no significant effect on the ECG. However, these electrolyte abnormalities are frequent... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Look for sleep apnea: You should probably have a 24-hour heart rhythm monitor for starters. If overweight, would consider evaluation for sleep apnea.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Prob normal : if you're thin this isn't unusual. Ask your doctor - very likely nothing to be concerned about.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Ignore: So now it turns out That avoiding too much fat May not be so good.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
See a doctor: The most serious cause would be angina, which is due to narrowed arteries supplying the heart. The pain is more common on the left side, but can cert... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Exercise/no smoking: Daily exercise, ideal body weight, no smoking, blood pressure control, treat elevated cholesterol and diabetes, if present.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Ignore: Women may experience shortness of breath/fatigue rather than chest pain during a heart attack.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Go to ER: Go anyway. You dont want to risk missing the correct diagnosis if you have a recurrent PE.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Need specifics: You need to be more specific. What kind of side effects are being experienced?
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
See a cardiologist: LAD refers to "left axis deviation" and can be due to changes related to hypertension, cardiac conduction abnormalities, and other conditions. There ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Get it checked out: At 27, coronary blockage is low on the list of possible causes, but the pain with breathing suggests other possibilities, including pericarditis (infl... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Don't freak out: It's not very likely that temporal headaches and dizziness are related to a blood pressure of 142/78. A checkup with your doctor would be a good way ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Cause of depression?: Depression is not a typical side effect of either medication. You need to see a practitioner who knows how to evaluate and treat depression. If it i... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Stop before surgery: Coumadin (warfarin) should be discontinued for 4-5 days before a surgical procedure to avoid excessive surgical bleeding. It takes that long for the ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Not at all likely : Skin rash should not be due to low potassium levels.
A female asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Get checked : If it involves one eye, and is not causing any pain or visual problems, it could be a subconjunctival bleed, which can occur due to a broken blood ves... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Fellowship : Cardiology is a subspecialty of Internal Medicine, requiring a three year residency, followed by a 3-5 year cardiology fellowship, depending on whethe... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Needs workup : Discomfort during swallowing always requires thorough gastrointestinal evaluation, usually endoscopy, to exclude serious conditions. Would not assume... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Not likely cardiac: It would be highly unlikely for chest wall tenderness to be related to a cardiac cause.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Get it checked out: You definitely need to get this checked out - someone needs to take a thorough history and then do a physical exam, followed by appropriate testing, w... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Depends: Does "sensation" mean discomfort or does it mean palpitations? If the latter, then asthma meds can trigger premature heartbeats which can be felt. ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Probably ok: The amount of potassium in a glass of Gatorade is minimal and is unlikely to affect serum potassium levels, especially if kidney function is normal. ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Not likely : Cardiac side effects are not typically expected with Accutane.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Not too likely: Potassium usually needs to be pretty low to cause dizziness, and the ECG would be abnormal in that case. The question to be answered is, why is the p... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Chest pain cause: Chest pain can be due to many possible causes. Don't assume it's related to the lungs. Causes of chest pain include muscular or skeletal pain, heart... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
Cardiology 49 years experience
Why Supplements?: Since you're 17 years old, I am concerned that you are spending time and money wasting it on the supplements that you listed. While some of the substa... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mugmon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mugmon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! If endoscopy and colonoscopy from March and May were clear, then . . ?
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Many many thanks.
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

George Washington University, School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Graduated 1973MD

Residency

University of Maryland Medical Center

Awards

Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching - Union Memorial Hospital
Top Cardiologist , First Place, Maryland - Summer
2014
Thought Leader Doctor, Second Place, Baltimore Region - Summer
2014

Affiliations

Union memorial hospital
Chesapeake Cardiovascular Associates
American Heart Association Fellow
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